Troy Rensselaer County, New York

Troy: County seat of Rensselaer County, New York, United States

About

Troy is a city located in the county of Rensselaer in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 50,129 and a population density of 1,750 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 48,804 inhabitants.

The city was created 235 years ago in 1786.

Troy Quick Facts

Population : 48,804 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Rensselaer County
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 28.64 km2
Altitude : 499 feet / 152 meters
Capital city : Troy is capital of Rensselaer County
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (235 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:36:58 (19th May 2022)
Postal code : 12180
Density : 1,704 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.71% (2010-2020)
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Location of Troy on New York map.
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Geography

Troy is located at 42°43'42"N 73°41'30"W (42.7284100, -73.6917900).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Troy decreased by 2.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1820 5,264 -
2000 49,170 89.29%
2010 50,129 1.91% census
2011 50,020 -0.22% estimation process
2012 49,848 -0.35% estimation process
2013 49,921 0.15% estimation process
2014 49,968 0.09% estimation process
2015 49,776 -0.39% estimation process
2016 49,597 -0.36% estimation process
2017 49,433 -0.33% estimation process
2018 49,354 -0.16% estimation process
2019 49,154 -0.41% estimation process
2020 48,804 -0.72% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 356,899
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 299,630
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 19.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 359,066
April 1, 2010 Population : 299,630
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.4%
People over 65 (%) : 16.2%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 92.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 2.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 20,741
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 154,429

Troy zip code is 12180. County name: Rensselaer, County fips: 36083

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 154,429
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $363,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,739
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $470
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,297
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2,565
2015-2019 Households : 137,021
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 756,517
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,988,163
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,275,681
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,341,261
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,982
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $71,881
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,363
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 11,236
2019 total employment : 133,269
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 6,446,140
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 33,935
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 34,949
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 18,007
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,116
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,075
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30,704
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,222
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 30,055
2010 population per square mile : 115.4
2010 land area in square miles : 2,596.00
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $337,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,319
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $910
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,562
2015-2019 Households : 6,766
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.92
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.6%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 60,357
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 849,147
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 616,366
2012 total retail sales per capita : $30,947
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $119,349
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $48,878
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,422
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,275
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 819
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 244
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,061
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 125
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,129
2010 population per square mile : 2,901.7
2010 land area in square miles : 6.77

People born in Troy (200)

People born in Troy, including actress Maureen Stapleton, singer Tim Hauser, Roman Catholic bishop Howard James Hubbard, .

List

  • Robert Fuller (actor from the United States) he was born in 29/07/1933
  • Guy Hebert (American ice hockey goaltender) he was born in 07/01/1967
  • Jay Hammond (Governor of Alaska (1922-2005)) he was born in 21/07/1922
  • Lucius Frederick Hubbard (American politician (1836-1913)) he was born in 26/01/1836
  • Jacob Collamer (American politician (1791-1865)) he was born in 08/01/1791
  • Edward Murphy (American politician (1836-1911)) he was born in 15/12/1836
  • Russell Wong (Chinese-American actor) he was born in 01/03/1963
  • John R. Fellows (American politician (1832-1896)) he was born in 29/07/1832
  • Ed Wachter (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 30/06/1883
  • Edward Asahel Birge (American zoologist) he was born in 07/09/1851
  • Elias James Manning (American priest) he was born in 14/04/1938
  • Alfred H. Thiessen (American meteorologist) he was born in 08/04/1872
  • Solita Solano (American writer, poet and journalist) she was born in 01/01/1888
  • King Kelly (Major League Baseball player, manager) he was born in 31/12/1857
  • Joe Alaskey (American stand-up comedian) he was born in 17/04/1952
  • Albert T. Olmstead (American historian) he was born in 23/03/1880
  • John A. Sampson (American gynecologist) he was born in 17/08/1873
  • Johnny Evers (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 21/07/1881

Schools in Troy

College & universities near Troy, NY

Code Name City ZIP
195128 Russell Sage College Troy (NY) 12180

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Troy, NY

Code Name Address Type
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Troy

Post Office Name City ZIP
Troy Post Office Troy (NY) 12180

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  • Troy , New Hampshire town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 2,117 people.
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  • Troy , Maine town in Waldo County, Maine, United States with a population of 1,053 people.
  • Troy , Montana city in Lincoln County, Montana, USA with a population of 982 people.
  • Troy , Idaho city in Latah County, Idaho, United States with a population of 895 people.
  • Troy , Indiana town in Indiana, United States with a population of 403 people.
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  • Troy , Kansas city in Kansas, United States with a population of 117 people.
  • Troy , South Carolina town in South Carolina, United States with a population of 101 people.
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Other cities in Rensselaer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rensselaer County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Greenbush 16,127 Town in New York state
Stony Point 15,289 Town in Rockland County, New York, United States
Brunswick 13,048 Town in New York
Rensselaer 9,142 City in Indiana
Sand Lake 8,422 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Schaghticoke 7,454 Village in New York, USA
Hoosick 6,711 Town in New York, United States
Pittstown 5,144 Town in New York
Nassau 4,743 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Poestenkill 4,479 Town in New York, USA
Hoosick Falls 3,336 Town
Wynantskill 3,276 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Stephentown 2,861 City in Rensselaer County, New York, United States of America
West Sand Lake 2,660 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Hampton Manor 2,417 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Grafton 2,151 Town in New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Troy distances to largest New York cities